Links

Legislation

Waste Act 1072/1993
New Waste Act 646/2011 (English translation is not yet available)

WEEE

Pirkanmaa Regional Environment Centre
Finland's environmental administration 
European Commission

RoHS

Safety Technology Authority - TUKES 

Producer organisation for portable batteries and accumulators

Recser Oy

Nationwide recycling operators

Lassila & Tikanoja 
Stena Technoworld Oy 
Kuusakoski 
CRT-Finland 

Processing of lamps

Fortum Waste Solutions

Processing of batteries

AkkuSer Ltd 

Partner Organisations

WEEE Europe AG
The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries 
Finnish Packaging Recycling RINKI Ltd

 

 

WHY CHOOSE ELKER?

  • 1. Elker is a reliable service provider with over 10 years of experience in the field.
  • 2. Elker is always up-to-date on the latest obligations set out in the EU's WEEE directive and the corresponding obligations of the Finnish legislation.
  • 3. Elker organises the recycling processes of electrical and electronic equipment efficiently.
  • 4. Elker's WEEE recycling processes are sustainable and safe.
  • 5. The WEEE collected is mainly recycled in Finland, according to strict safety regulations and processes.
  • 6. Elker is part of a European-wide joint venture network that enables the producers to settle the WEEE and battery & accumulator requirements and take care of the responsibilities also in Norway and Switzerland, in addition to most of the EU countries.
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